Research

Treasurer Goldberg Announces Release of “Bringing Diversity on Board” Report

July 2017. Massachusetts State Treasury. "State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg announced the release of a comprehensive report from her 'Bringing Diversity on Board' initiative, an effort she launched earlier this year to help corporate leaders advance diversity in the boardroom. In May, Goldberg organized three roundtables in Boston that brought together ...

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Board Diversity At An Impasse?

June 2017. Heidrick & Struggles. The study points out that for the first time in ten years, the percentage of newly selected F500 directors who are women has dropped – from 29.8% in 2015 to 27.8% in 2016.  Just 117 of 421 new directors are women.  The implication is that the ...

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Women in the boardroom: A global perspective

June 2017. Deloitte. Women in the boardroom a global perspective fifth edition

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Staff Review of Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions

September 2016. Ontario Securities Commission. Report: CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-308 Staff Review of Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions – Compliance with NI 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices   Supporting Data: Ontario Securities Commission Data.

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Equilar Gender Diversity Index: Q1 2017

May 2017. Equilar. "Gender diversity on public company boards has become a hot-button issue in recent years, as investors and other governance advisors have shined a spotlight on the low representation of women in the boardroom. Because progress has been slow, and women still only account for a fraction of the total ...

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60 Percent Of Women Directors In NSE 500 Companies Independent

May 2017. Bloomberg. "Nearly 60 percent of all women directors on the boards of Nifty 500 companies are independent contrary to the perception that promoters are naming women from within the family to meet the regulatory requirement, a study has found. India is the first developing country to mandate at least one ...

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Asia’s lack of women on boards shows it has work to do

May 2017. Financial Times. "Women hold just one in eight seats on the boards of Asia’s largest public companies, a level that puts them behind peers in Europe and North America despite the region’s economic growth and increasingly mature stock markets. In the 1,557 largest listed companies in 20 Asia-Pacific countries, ...

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Females in the F500

March 2017.  Fortune Knowledge Group. "Females in the F500. Besides the women you see at the top, it's sometimes hard to get visibility into the Fortune 500 and know which companies are truly making strides towards gender equality. To that end, the Fortune Knowledge Group put together a gender diversity index of the ...

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2016 Spencer Stuart Board Index

March 2017. Spencer Stuart. Report Here: Spencer-Stuart-US-Board-Index-2016_16Dec2016 Highlights of the 2016 Report:  ·        Women now comprise 21% of all S&P 500 directors, up from 20% in 2015, and from 15% a decade ago. ·        S&P500 Boards average 2.3 female directors, compared with 1.6 in 2006. ·        Six S&P 500 boards (1%) have no women directors; whereas ...

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Deloitte: Missing Pieces Report

February 2017. Deloitte. Deloitte: Missing Pieces Report

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